First Degree Murder
Jeffrey Pyne is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Ruth Pyne, who had a history of serious mental illness and sometimes assaulted her son and his sister.
A man charged in connection with the shooting death of a Southfield liquor store employee will stand trial for first degree murder.
Investigators say 37-year-old Roosevelt Prescott fired several shots at the 29-year-old woman earlier this month while they were in a vacant lot on Puritan Street near Livernois and the Lodge Freeway.
It took just 90 minutes for an Oakland County Circuit Court jury to convict a man of stabbing his wife to death.